Science Students Present at Chemists Convention

Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Biology majors traveled with chemistry faculty to Lebanon Valley College to present their research at the 77th annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention April 13. Read More»


Student First Member of BCMB Honor Society

Grace Soloff was elected as Ursinus’ first member of Chi Omega Lambda, the National Honor Society for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). Grace, of Collegeville, Pa., was one of 16 students elected nationwide.

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Biology Major Earns Goldwater Scholarship

Dominic Castanzo

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation has awarded a Goldwater Scholarship to Ursinus College junior Dominic Castanzo, a Biology major with a minor in Biostatistics.   Read More»


Bio 320 Winter Study in Costa Rica

Ursinus students have embarked on a biannual field study of the tropical ecosystems of Costa Rica. Accompanied by Biology faculty Robert Dawley and Ellen Dawley, they study four ecosystems in 18 days. Read More»


Dr. Peter Salk Brings Message of Courage in Science

Scientist Peter L. Salk M.D. introduced a film about the polio vaccine his father, Dr. Jonas Salk, developed during a Jan. 16 talk in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center. The talk and screening of the documentary film, “The Shot Felt ‘Round the World,” was attended by community members and the student Fellows of the Center for Science and Common Good. Read More»